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Quote of the Day

“Confederate apologists have spent almost 150 years trying to change the Civil War into something that it was not.  Here’s what it was: an insurrection against the United States government with the main goal of maintaining the institution of African slavery.”

– A group of 12 Texas lawmakers, in a letter opposing a proposed marker on the Texas Capitol campus recognizing the Confederacy.

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